Sunday, August 31, 2014

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The reigning Liga champions were unconvincing, but goals from Miranda and Mario Mandzukic were ultimately enough for them to take all three points against the newly-promoted side

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Benedikt Howedes' second half goal cancelled out Robert Lewandowski's opener and ensured both sides shared the spoils in the Veltins Arena

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Two goals from Diego Costa helped Jose Mourinho's side win a frantic encounter at Goodison Park and preserve their 100 per cent start to the season

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The Bianconeri got their title defence off to a stuttering start as they laboured to a single-goal victory over the Gialloblu in Massimiliano Allegri's first game at the helm

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It was a tale of two substitutes at St James' Park as Neil Warnock returned to the Premier League with a bang as he saw his side claim a point in a thrilling draw

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The Swans got their third straight Premier League win, making a blistering start through Nathan Dyer, who later got a second goal after Wayne Routledge's excellent effort

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Morgan Schneiderlin made amends for a mistake which allowed the hosts to open the scoring which two goals of his own as the heartbeat of a commanding display for the Saints

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Charlie Austin proved the hero as his goal gave the Loftus Road outfit their first win of the season, with Sunderland providing game, if blunt, opposition in west London

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A superb performance from Mark Hughes' side and a spectacular solo goal from Mame Diouf earned a famous victory at the home of the champions

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Angel Di Maria made his debut for the visitors but could not inspire them to their first win of the campaign while the Clarets picked up their first point of the campaign

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The Portuguese has shown little regard for feelings or past allegiances in reshaping his squad as he strives to turn the Blues into Premier League title winners again

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The Spanish midfielder completed a €10m move to the Allianz Arena this week but was coach Pep Guardiola right to persue the former Real Madrid man?

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PROFILE: The midfielder, also adept at playing at centre-back, is a cheaper alternative to the Southampton man, though is capable of enjoying similar success at Spurs

Friday, August 29, 2014

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Goals from Marco Reus, Sokratis and Adrian Ramos proved just enough for Die Schwarzgelben, despite two late goals from the hosts making for a nervy final few minutes in Augsburg

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COMMENT: Uefa president Michel Platini announced on Thursday that he would not run for the Fifa presidency in 2015, leaving Sepp Blatter with a clear run at a fifth term

Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Very few European giants are likely to suffer shock elimination as the selection had a very familiar feel, with regular foes meeting once again in the group stage

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A narrow victory over Besiktas has ensured the Gunners will be in the Champions League group stage for the 17th successive year but signings are still required

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With the Italian league season set to kick off on Saturday, Goal takes a look at some of the talent that could rise to prominence over the course of the campaign